GREENHOUSE HEATING

This month the KG team have been trying out a number of greenhouse heaters. Here are their Best Buy and Top Picks

BEST BUY
GREENHOUSE FAN HEATER

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This 3kW Greenhouse Heater has three settings and is thermostatically controlled. The lowest setting emits cool air so can be used to circulate air around the greenhouse in the summer. The other settings offer increasing degrees of heat. e.

VERDICT
This electric greenhouse heater is light and easy to carry and has a firm, attached stand to ensure stability. This is a very versatile product, with four settings, one for circulating air with no increase in temperature and another three to create the heat your greenhouse requires. With an in-built thermostat, the fan cuts out when the required temperature setting has been reached. You will need to connect it to mains electricity of course but an excellent product for small to medium sized greenhouses.

TWO WESTS & ELLIOT
www.twowests.co.uk
EL: 01246 451077
PRODUCT CODE: HGLH3KW
PRICE: £63.99

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TOP PICK
COLD FRAME PARAFFIN HEATER

This paraffin heater designed for cold frames and/or mini greenhouse to keep the ambient temperature from dipping too low. It will provide up to 14 days’ continuous heating. Compact with the following measurements: L 26 cm x H 13cm

KG VERDICT
Perfect for cold frames and small greenhouses, this is simple to use and is ready to go once the paraffin has been added. It will provide enough heat to stop the ambient temperatire from dipping too low and to keep frost at bay.

GARDENING NATURALLY
www.gardening-naturally.com
TEL: 01285 760505
PRODUCT CODE: CFH1
PRICE: £21.49

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TOP PICK
ECO HEAT GREENHOUSE HEATER

Available in three sizes, these eco heaters will protect plants form sudden drops in temperature. protecting young plants and seedlings growing in the greenhouse. They use less than 50w per foot, similar to using a light bulb.

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KG VERDICT
These eco heaters come in various sizes, 30.5cm (the one we tried), 60.8cm and 91.5cm, so purchase according to your needs. They use up very little electricity and will generate enough heat to keep your greenhouse or cold frame temperature dipping too low. They can be place upright on the stand provided or mounted.

GARDENING NATURALLY
www.gardening-naturally.com
TEL: 01285 760505
PRODUCT CODE: ECOHEAT
PRICE: FROM £23.99

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